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The impact of the elimination of MTBE

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

The impact of the elimination of MTBE

hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, March 29, 2006.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Butyl methyl ether -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
  • Butyl methyl ether -- Health aspects -- United States.,
  • Reformulated gasoline -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
  • Motor fuels -- Additives -- Environmental aspects -- United States.,
  • Groundwater -- Pollution -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 109-1026
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF26 .E6 2006c
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23086413M
    LC Control Number2009376114

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The impact of the elimination of MTBE by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Co-metabolism has been confirmed in the elimination of alkane, aromatic, and chlorinated compounds in nature, including methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE). Since it was synthesized, MTBE has been used as an effective gasoline oxygenate because of its favorable properties, including low production cost, a high octane rating capability, and the ability to be Cited by: 2.

The impact of the elimination of MTBE: hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, Ma [United States. Final Report: Task Force on the Environmental Effects of MTBE December 4 EPA™s drinking water advisory for MTBE suggests that levels of contamination at or below 20 to 40 parts per billion (ppb) provide a margin of safety from toxic effects and would likely not produce an unpleasant taste or odor in drinking Size: KB.

Methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) is a synthetic chemical used in unleaded gasoline as an additive to enhance the octane number and to increase oxygen content in the gasoline. The latter has the advantage of improving the combustion and, therefore, to convert carbon monoxide emissions (product of incomplete auto engines combustion) to carbon.

for MTBE as reported to the California Department of Health Services. Among the 2, active public water supply wells monitored, the frequencies of impact by MTBE ( percent) and benzene ( percent) were similar given current action levels of 20 µg L-1 and 1 µg L-1, respectively.

For MTBE, this frequency of impact to public drinking wellsFile Size: KB. Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE), an additive to gasoline, is used to replace other toxic components such as lead.

This additive reduces the emissions of airborn toxics, carbon monoxide and volatile organic compounds. suggesting that it could pose less impact to our water supply. However, a thorough understanding of its environmental fate is needed before ETBE is widely accepted as a more environmentally friendly gasoline additive.

As a part of this effort, the degradation of MTBE and ETBE as well as their effects on the fate of aromatic gasoline. Harford County, Maryland, found MTBE in wells near several of its filling stations beginning in This led the state of Maryland to make moves to ban MTBE.

Inan Exxon-Mobil station in Fallston, Maryland, was found to be leaking MTBE into the local discovery resulted in the station being abruptly closed.

Exxon-Mobil referred to the closure as a. Intercompany eliminations are used to remove from the financial statements of a group of companies any transactions involving dealings between the companies in the group.

There are three types of intercompany eliminations, which are: Intercompany ates any loans made from one entity to another within the group, since these only result in offsetting. Side-by-side experiments were conducted in an aquifer contaminated with methyl-tert-butyl ether (MTBE) at a former fuel station to evaluate the effect of ethanol release on the fate of pre-existing MTBE contamination.

On one side, for ∼9 months we injected groundwater amended with 1−3 mg/L benzene, toluene, and o-xylene (BToX). On the other side, we injected the same, adding Cited by:   MTBE is the common name for a synthetic chemical called methyl tert-butyl ether.

It is a flammable liquid made from combinations of chemicals like isobutylene and methanol. It has a distinctive odor that most people find disagreeable. The potential effect of two common gasoline additives, ethanol and methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE), on enhancing the solubility of the aromatic solutes benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and.

MTBE. MTBE is a major contaminant of water (i.e., when gasoline leaks from underground storage tanks [UST] and makes contact with groundwater) and, to a lesser extent, air (i.e., when dispensed at a gasoline pump, although it.

Intercompany elimination entries, therefore, occur in the event of a merger, or when one company absorbs another company. During these processes, it is highly essential to clean up and consolidate the financial accounts and relationships between the two for the sake of legality as well as efficiency.

Thus, it can be concluded that finances. The release of methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) to the environment, mainly from damaged gasoline underground storage tanks or distribution systems spills, has provoked extended groundwater pollution.

Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) is a flammable liquid that has been used as an additive for unleaded gasoline since the increases octane and oxygen levels in gasoline and reduces pollution emissions.

Because of concerns for groundwater contamination and water quality, MTBE is now banned or limited in several states. MTBE Environmental Impact vDue to MTBE unique physical and chemical properties, more than 30 public and private drinking water supplies have been impacted throughout the state.

vResearch animals developed cancer or experienced other non-cancerous health effects when exposed to Size: KB. Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) (CAS No. ) is a volatile organic compound used almost exclusively as an oxygenate in unleaded gasoline to improve combustion efficiency.

In the past it also had limited use as a therapeutic drug for dissolving cholesterol gallbladder stones. Currently, MTBE is added at 11% by volume to almostFile Size: KB. The human health effects of MTBE are still not clear.

Experimental studies in rats and mice indicate that MTBE is carcinogenic for some target organs following oral and inhalation exposure. The Cited by: MTBE Synthesis.

MTBE, methyl tertiary butyl ether, being an excellent octane enhancer, is made by liquid phase reaction of methanol with isobutylene in the presence of a cation exchange resin. The reaction is reversible and exothermic and carried out in the temperature range of K.

Act requires refiners to eliminate MTBE by this date. Refiners are not compelled to use MTBE in RFG, nor are they compelled to use ethanol once the oxygenate requirement is eliminated.4 The decision to stop using MTBE is the refiners’ alone.

There Will Be Adequate Supplies of Ethanol to Meet the Demand Created by the Removal of MTBE.The Impact of Vector and Parallel Architectures on the Gaussian Elimination Algorithm (Algorithms and Architectures for Advanced Scientific Computing) 1st EditionCited by: The kinetics and mechanism of the sonolytic degradation of methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) have been investigated at an ultrasonic frequency of kHz and power of W L The observed first-order degradation rate constant for the loss of MTBE increased from × s-1 to × s-1 as the concentration of MTBE decreased from to by: